The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 401 464
Rank change year-on-year +33 +63  
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 19 41 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.22% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.26% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 14
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +19.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - -8.57%  

Signal Processing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12571 15796 18401
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.82% 86.66% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10388 13263 14737
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,400 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Signal Processing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South East.

Salary trend for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 13 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +3 6 £45,000 -21.73%
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 31 (73.81%) C++
2 29 (69.05%) Mathematics
3 26 (61.90%) PhD
4 25 (59.52%) Algorithms
5 24 (57.14%) Physics
6 22 (52.38%) MATLAB
6 22 (52.38%) Machine Learning
7 19 (45.24%) Linux
7 19 (45.24%) Python
7 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
8 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
9 17 (40.48%) Computer Vision
10 16 (38.10%) Degree
10 16 (38.10%) Windows
11 13 (30.95%) Electronics
12 12 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 11 (26.19%) VHDL
13 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
14 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (23.81%) OO
14 10 (23.81%) R
15 9 (21.43%) Big Data
16 8 (19.05%) Chemistry
16 8 (19.05%) Biology
16 8 (19.05%) Java
17 7 (16.67%) C
17 7 (16.67%) Data Mining
17 7 (16.67%) Firmware
17 7 (16.67%) LabVIEW
17 7 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling

Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Maple
2 1 (2.38%) GNU Octave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Big Data
2 7 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 6 (14.29%) KNIME
3 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (14.29%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.38%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 13 (30.95%) Electronics
2 6 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Research Scientist
2 8 (19.05%) Graduate
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) FPGA Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Data Scientist
4 4 (9.52%) Development Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) FPGA Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Research Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) VHDL Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.38%) OpenCV
2 1 (2.38%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) Algorithms
2 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
3 12 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 11 (26.19%) VHDL
5 6 (14.29%) Life Science
6 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Mathematics
2 24 (57.14%) Physics
3 22 (52.38%) Machine Learning
4 17 (40.48%) Computer Vision
5 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
6 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.81%) OO
7 8 (19.05%) Biology
7 8 (19.05%) Chemistry
8 7 (16.67%) Analytics
8 7 (16.67%) Image Processing
8 7 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
8 7 (16.67%) Statistics
9 6 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
9 6 (14.29%) Data Management
9 6 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (14.29%) Deep Learning
9 6 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
9 6 (14.29%) Visualisation
10 4 (9.52%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) C++
2 22 (52.38%) MATLAB
3 19 (45.24%) Python
4 10 (23.81%) R
5 8 (19.05%) Java
6 7 (16.67%) C
7 4 (9.52%) C#
8 2 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) PhD
2 16 (38.10%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Tableau
2 4 (9.52%) Xilinx